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Live coverage of the first presidential debate

Lynsey Hart

October 3, 2012


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Stay tuned and check us out at 7:30 p.m. tonight for live coverage of the first 2012 presidential debate.Click "Enter Event"&<span data-scayt_word="lt" data-scaytid="4">lt</span>;/p&<span data-scayt_word="gt" data-scaytid="5">gt</span>; If the above embedded content does not show, follow this link to keep up ...

Spain wins again, beating Italy 4-0 at Euro 2012

CHRIS LEHOURITES and AP Sports Writer

July 1, 2012


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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Spain won its third straight major soccer title Sunday, beating Italy 4-0 in the European Championship final.David Silva and Jordi Alba scored first-half goals, and Fernando Torres and Juan Mata added two more in the second half as the Spanish passing game worked its magic against t...

Obama administration will not deport certain youth

Haley BeMiller

June 29, 2012


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The Obama administration took a step forward on immigrant rights this month after announcing that it would stop deporting some young, undocumented immigrants. In order to be eligible, youth must have came to the United States under the age of 16, have lived in the country for five years, and currently be...

AP: High court upholds key part of Obama health law

The Associated Press and Mark Sherman

June 28, 2012


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul.The decision means the huge overhaul, still only partly in effect, will proceed and pick up momentum over the next several years, affecting...

Photos: What a Drag III

Matt Harder

May 29, 2012


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Students gathered in the Lincoln Park Student Center on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, for the "What a Drag III" draq show.

Pew Center: Growing support for gay marriage

Michael Corio

May 29, 2012


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President Obama made headlines recently after revealing in an ABC interview that he supports same-sex marriage, making him the first sitting president to publicly endorse gay nuptials.His statements reflect the recent changes in public support for gay marriage over the past ten years.A recent Pew Resea...

Public opinion of Supreme Court reaches new low

Callie Bretthauer

May 11, 2012


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The Supreme Court has typically been one of the most publicly respected branches of the United States government, but a recent poll from The Pew Research Center reveals that its popularity among Americans has reached its lowest point in 25 years.In terms of favorability of the Supreme Court, partisans...

Voters punish incumbents in several European elections

Haley BeMiller

May 11, 2012


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Two major elections in Europe last week promised change for one country and more confusion for another, as the Eurozone continues to struggle with its economic crisis.In France, former President Nicolas Sarkozy was replaced by Socialist candidate Francois Hollande. According to a May 6 article from The ...

Romney routs Santorum in Illinois GOP primary

David Espo and Steve Peoples, Associated Press

March 22, 2012


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SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) - Mitt Romney took a major stride toward the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night, routing Rick Santorum in the Illinois primary for his third big-state win in a row and padding his already-formidable lead in the race for convention delegates."What a night," Romney ex...

College tuition on the rise, yet less spent per student

Shannon Shreibak

March 5, 2012


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If the outrage evident in both conversation and the numerous DePaul Facebook pages is any indication, the rising tuition costs for private institutions just will not stand. The DePaul administration has recently proposed a tuition increase to accommodate increased spending.A recent study has shown tha...

Europe slammed by extreme winter weather

Diana Crisan

March 5, 2012


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Imagine the feeling of being buried alive, trapped under 15 feet of snow with little to no hope of survival. No food, no water and no heat.That's what thousands of European inhabitants are going through at this very moment.Remember the snowstorm that hit Chicago last winter? Double, no, triple the s...

Video: Occupy DePaul – Saturday

Courtney Sturgeon, Good Day DePaul

March 3, 2012


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[Note: This raw footage is courtesy of Courtney Sturgeon and Good Day DePaul. Video by Jenn Schanz.]...

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